Today, every lead character of TV serial gets instant popularity. One such character is that of Vaidehi from the ongoing TV serial ‘Phulpakharu‘ on Zee Yuva channel. Hruta Durgule who plays this character was seen in the mega serial ‘Durva‘ on Star Pravah channel. Student of IES VN Sule Guruji English Medium School, Hruta Completed her bachelor’s degree of mass media in advertising from Ramnarain Reuia college.
In an exclusive interview to marathimovieworld, Hruta spoke about herself and her acting career.
Excerpts from the interview:
Q: During your school and college days, were you associated with acting ?
A: “No”, but before entering acting, I had done an acting workshop with Madhur and Prabhul Sir.
Q: Then, how did you get into serials?
A: I had given audition for Producer Nitin Vaidya’s serial ‘Durva‘. Rasika Deodhar was the casting director. Those days, I was doing internship for the serial ‘Pudhcha Paul‘ where being a Mass media student, I had to work as assistant director. After getting selected in ‘Durva‘ I did 1164 episodes and later gave audition for ‘Phulpakharu‘ and got selected here.
Q: We are watching your character of Vaidehi in ‘Phulpakharu‘. But, tell us how is Hruta in real life?
A: Vaidehi is very strong and thinks very practically. But, Hruta is very emotional and is not so strong .
Q: How has been your journey so far, as a television actress?
A: Very nice. And, I am getting very good response. Basically, this is a good opportunity for me. My serial ‘Durva‘ achieved grand success. And, within two months I found this role in ‘Phulpakharu‘. In ‘Durva‘ I played a politician and in ‘Phulpakharu‘ I am playing the character of my age. Therefore, enjoying a lot.
Q: Tell us something about ‘Phulpakharu‘.
A: It’s a love story. The theme is different and suited to modern times. In this serial there are two love stories. One is about young lovers and the other is about a couple, 10 years after their marriage, picturised on artistes Prasad Oak and Purva. My character of Vaidehi is of a college girl, who is very strong and is an atheist. Having lost her mother, her relationship with her father, her grandfather and younger Her maturity level is very high. In short, this serial is a well presented love story, with emotional touch.
Q: Is there anything else, besides love story, in this serial?
A: Yes, there is a major twist in this serial. There is still long time for it. But, at present, I don’t want to reveal anything about it.
Q: What are your hobbies and how you spend your free time?
A: I take interest in dancing, driving , reading and calligraphy. I read English books and very fond of Chetan Bhagat’s stories. Love to watch English and Marathi films. I want to develop my Marathi. Ever since, I got this serial ‘Phulpakharu’ I have taken interest in poems too.
Q: Last but not the least, what is your career goal ?
A: As an actress, I would like to do Drama theatre.